animal cruelty Tag

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The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. - April 6, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17693" align="alignleft" width="300"] Several states have placed restrictions on undercover investigations into cruelty. Photo HSUS[/caption] On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming punching and...

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The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17613" align="alignleft" width="300"] Caustic paste applied[/caption] A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring and torturing horses. The indictments followed a Humane Society of the United States...

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The Chattanoogan / Roy Exum / March 23. 2013 [caption id="attachment_17144" align="alignleft" width="201"] Roy Exum[/caption] On the surface it appears that House Bill 1191 heading for a vote in the Tennessee Legislature next week appears pretty stupid. It requires anyone gathering evidence of animal abuse to call...

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Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="270"] Concerns related to the safety of horsemeat, especially of North American origin, have been previously raised. Kayla Grams/The HSUS[/caption] Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling...

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Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_14259" align="alignleft" width="300"] WILL KINCAID/Tribune file photo Morton County Sheriff Dave Shipman.[/caption] The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at a ranch north of New...